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Ruben
Ruben

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My work setup, what's yours?

I feel like you can tell a lot about a person from there desk setup.

  • I love soccer
  • I like coffee
  • My keyboard says gamer but my mouse says productivity??
  • I'm religious (that's as far as I'll get into that)
  • Water is a must
  • I like photography
  • I use Twitter a lot. A little bit too much.
  • Rosetta Stone squishy ball for a bit of distraction
  • I'm both a Windows and a Mac user.
  • I'm somewhat scattered in my brain
  • I'm on dev.to so that must mean I'm somewhat of a code nerd :)
  • I have an air freshener on the right side, so I like a good smelling area
  • I have gum, so good breath is a must

That was fun, what's your desk setup say about you?

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Kevin McKenna • Edited on

I work from my home office, so have my personal computer on the left there and my work computer to the right (though I generally have some IDE or other open on both of them)

There is usually at least another 100 post-it notes scattered across the desk, but you caught me on a good day :D

Popping his head out from under my monitor there is a squishy Perry the Platypus that I use for rubber-ducking.

Up above my personal computer is a picture of Liverpool, England (where I'm from, though I'm in the US now)

More importantly.. you're a soccer fan - who is your team? :)

i.imgur.com/3EwxuxA.jpg - I've attached the image to this post, but it wasn't showing ups, it's available from the link there.

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Ruben Author

I've tried to have one of those minimalist desk setups, but who am I kidding.

I'm a Barca fan by the way!

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Kevin McKenna

ugh.. booooooooo! :D

I'm a big Liverpool F.C. fan, so actually nothing but good thoughts for you guys on Wednesday when you play Manchester Utd! (though I really really hope we avoid Barcelona in the next stage if we get there) [though I'm still annoyed about Coutinho]

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Ruben Author

Been a fan of Barca since 08 when Ronaldinho was in it!

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George • Edited on

We are almost polar opposites when it comes to on desk stuff!

  • I have to have a spotless desk or I feel like I have no space to think.
  • I am a Linux user, I cant seem to end up fighting with other OS's
  • I don't understand social media.

Saying that:

  • I have to have a nice keyboard (currently using a novatouch)
  • Gum is also a must
  • Water is a lifesaver (and the same with coffee some days!)
  • I am also by a window, something about natural light makes any day better
  • We have the same mouse

I would like to get good at photography, but its on the list of things to master. Sadly that's a long list.

No picture for me, i'm out the house for the weekend.

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Ruben Author

Haha thanks for sharing!

Enjoy your weekend!